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I think it's pretty clear whose side the Lord's on, Barrington.


Monte Carlo or Bust 
or 
Those Daring Young Men in Their Jilted Jalopies
(1969)

Simply splendid. Terry-Thomas in his last great caddish role, giving grief to Eric Sykes. Also to enjoy are some stereotyped French chicks, some stereotyped Italian policemen and Gert Frobe on fine form (the music throughout is a delight, but his theme is particularly special, later appropriated by I'm Sorry I Haven't A Clue). 

Tony Curtis and a simpering Susan Hampshire hit the only bum note. Best of all are Peter Cook and Dudley Moore, still looking to carve out a film career together at this point (with the The Wrong Box and Bedazzled under their belts) and hilariously caricaturing upper class Brits.

Some of Cook's best lines:

On Frobe slipping over on the ice: I think it's pretty clear whose side the Lord's on, Barrington.

On his stash being discovered: These are strictly for our personal consumption. I'm a very heavy smoker and Barrington here is a very, very heavy drinker.

On Curtis' car hanging over a cliff: A damsel in distress - and British too!

****1/2

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